COURSES

HALF MARATHON – 13.1 MILES

Not only is it the only half marathon in Lufkin, the course and swag rival with races in much bigger cities. The first 100 half marathon registrations will receive a dry fit performance shirt for signing up and a swag bag valued at $75. To be guaranteed a shirt, you must be registered by October 13. Rest stops are located every 1.5 miles along the course and will help folks celebrate their success with water and Powerade. Cheerleaders will be along the course encouraging runners along the way with different surprises. Every half marathon finisher receives a custom medal to commemorate race day and a surprise finisher gift that will be announced closer to race day. Runners are given 4 hours to complete the mostly flat 13.1-mile course. The starting gun will fire promptly at 8:00 am. Runners are encouraged to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the start of your race and at least 45 minutes the start of your race for same day registration. Placement medals will be given to the top 3 male and female for each age division: 12 and under, 13-25, 26-39 and 40+. Packet pickup will be at Premier Kia located at 1705 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901. Packets are available for pickup from 11am1pm on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26 or from 4pm6pm on Friday, October 27. Race Day packet pick up is available, but please arrive at least 45 minutes before your race start time. 

 

In addition to our totally awesome Race Day, every half marathon runner is invited to our carb load dinner the night before. This dinner will rock your (running) socks! We have a live pasta bar where you can customize your pasta, veggies, meats, and sauces while it’s prepared right before your eyes. Prepared by Tomé Catering, the live pasta bar is always a treat and will be at Lufkin’s newest venue, The Silo at 206 Groesbeck Avenue in Downtown Lufkin. Every half marathon runner is encouraged to join the fun, all for free! Guests are also welcome for $10/person. Please let us know if you and a guest will be attending the special dinner when you register on Active or send us an email at juniorachievement@consolidated.net. Cash or check will be accepted at the door for guest payments. 

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– 6.2 MILES

Not ready for the half, but need more of a challenge? The 10K is the perfect course for you! The course is an easy, mostly flat 6.2 miles. Every 10K runner receives a finisher medal for participating and a t-shirt. To be guaranteed a shirt, you must be registered by October 13. Rest stops are located every 1.5 miles along the course and will help folks celebrate their success with water and Powerade. Cheerleaders will be along the course encouraging runners along the way with different surprises. The starting gun will fire promptly at 8:10 am. Runners are encouraged to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the start of your race. Placement medals will be given to the top 3 male and female for each age division: 12 and under, 13-25, 26-39 and 40+. Packet pickup will be at Premier Kia located at 1705 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901. Packets are available for pickup from 11 am – 1 pm on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26 or from 4 pm – 6 pm on Friday, October 27. Race Day packet pick up is available, but please arrive at least 45 minutes before your race start time. 

Ready to lace up? Sign up here.

– 3.1 MILES

Our most popular race, perfect for advanced runners looking to set a personal record or for the novice who’s looking to get their first race under their belt. At 3.1 miles, not only do adults love it, but you’ll also find kids pacing along track, too. Every 5K runner will receive a 2017 Race for Success t-shirt. To be guaranteed a shirt, you must be registered by October 13. Rest stops are located every 1.5 miles along the course and will help folks celebrate their success with water and Powerade. Cheerleaders will be along the course encouraging runners along the way with different surprises. The starting gun will fire promptly at 8:20 am. Runners are encouraged to arrive at least 15-30 minutes prior to the start of your race. Placement medals will be given to the top 3 male and female for 6 age groups for every race. 12 and under, 13-25, 26-39 and 40+. Packet pickup will be at Premier Kia located at 1705 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901. Packets are available for pickup from 11 am – 1 pm on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26 or from 4 pm – 6 pm on Friday, October 27. Race Day packet pick up is available, but please arrive at least 45 minutes before your race start time.

Eager for the starting line? Sign up here.

 MONSTER MASH FUN RUN

Back by popular demand, the Monster Mash is returning for a second year! Our one-mile fun run is for the kiddos aged 8 and under. All Monster Mash participants will get a super fun warm-up from Changing Lives Dance Studio and get to high-five What-A-Guy at the finish line! The first 100 children ages 8 and under that register for the fun run will receive a custom Monster Mash medal, monster mask, goodie bag, and t-shirt. To be guaranteed a shirt, you must be registered by October 13The fun course and amazing after party will have the kids ready for next year! The Monster Mash Fun Run will kick off at 7:30 am with ages 6-8 in the first heat. Kids 5 and under will take off as soon as all the older kids are finished from the first heat. Race packets will be delivered to your child’s school before race day. 

Don’t let your kids miss out on all the fun! Sign up here.

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